Friday night DWI checkpoint results


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Multiple agencies participated in a DWI checkpoint Friday evening in the Port City.

According to a news release from the Wilmington Police Department the checkpoint resulted in numerous charges and several arrests.

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The checkpoint was held in the 4600 block of Oleander Drive involved the Wilmington Police Department, Burgaw Police, Jacksonville Police, University of North Carolina Wilmington Police, NC Highway Patrol and the Brunswick and New Hanover counties sheriff’s offices.

The following charges and arrests were made:

Driving while impaired- 7 charges

Driving after consuming alcohol under 21- 1 charge

Driving without a valid license- 23 charges

Felony warrant- 1 charge

Misdemeanor warrant- 1 charge

Various charges- 35 charges